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8 August

The Matt Nind Charity Golf Day, Spring Valley Monday 20th October.

Named in hour of our late President, the VWMA's Charity Golf Day is on again on Monday 20th October.  The industry's finest will again be competing for the honour of holding the Wastech Trophy for another year, so  please mark the date in your diary now.  Registration form HERE.

On line bookings (credit card payments only - No Diners) HERE

Breakfast @ the RACV club,
Thursday 6th November. CEO of the EPA Nial Finegan will be our guest speaker. Thanks to TWUSuper for sponsoring the breakfast.  Booking form HERE

Online booking HERE

Xmas Luncheon @ Novotel St Kilda
Sponsored by MacDonald Johnston (now Buchner Municipal), our special guest speaker is Billy Brownless.

Booking form HERE

Online bookings HERE

1 July

 A link to the latest Waste pay rates (from July 2014) schedule is available in the members section HERE

13th January 2014

The Annual General Meeting of the VWMA was held on Thursday 6th of February  Access to the minutes and Annual report are HERE through to the member's page (LOGIN required)

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Latest E-News

Issue 161

  • Issue 61 contains reports from our latest breakfast, What's happeningin Sustainability Victoria and the EPA. Dont forget the meeting with the EPA on Tuesday 19th August at 2pm to hear the latest on Financial Assurance. You can read E-News Issue 161 HERE.

Issue 160

  • Issue 160 has a report on the EPA's 3rd Quarter's Compliance and Summary Summary. You can read E-News Issue 160 HERE

 Waste Snippets

  • An occasional series of waste industry related stories.   You can read WasteSnippets HERE.

Click HERE to view the E-News Archive.


The Victorian Waste Management Association provides members with:

  • A regular newsletter outlining current issues, activities and events the Association is involved in,
  • General industrial relations advice and information on the Waste Management Award 2010 and related issues.
  • Specialist industrial relations representation and enterprise agreement negotiations (member rates)
  • Access to the resources of the Victorian Transport Association, including fuel levy information.
  • Advocacy with government on legislativeand compliance issues in OHS & environmental regulation.
  • Networking events with guest speakers, seminars and a biannual conference.
  • Industry based training courses (member rates).

For more information on Membership of the VWMA please click HERE or contact the VWMA HERE.


Golf Day Monday 20th October 2014

Spring Valley Golf Club

Download the Registration form HERE

View the Full VWMA 2014 Events Calendar

Previous Breakfast Presentations

March 14: Jenny Pickles HERE

June 13:  Dr Adam Read from the UK, a key waste consultant.   HERE

Nov12:  John Merrit EPA's CEO   HERE


The Victorian Waste Management Association offers a range of industry specific training courses. The courses are delivered in various locations across Victoria - Regional operators haven't been forgotten!

Some of the courses on offer include:

Click HERE to find out more training, course dates and locations and/or to download a registration form.

About Us

The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) is the key division of the Victorian Transport Association representing the waste and recycling sectors.  We are a member based, not for profit association that aims to be the leading association for recycling and waste management in Victoria.

The VWMA works to promote best practice and the highest industry standards through providing Member services and advice on industrial relations,occupational health and safety issues and environmental regulations.

The VWMA represents its members and advocates and lobbies on their behalf on issues and policies affecting them by developing professional relationships with the relevant Government agencies, the wider waste industry and the public

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